Tag Archives: GNSS

Haradh, Saudi Arabia

Direct Approach is proud to announce that the newly designed GNSS LNAV/VNAV approaches designed for Saudi Aramco at Haradh, Saudi Arabia have been successfully flight checked and certified. Congratulations to Aramco on behalf of Direct Approach! Advertisements

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Clinton / Bleibler (CYIN)

Direct Approach congratulates Clinton / Bleibler aerodrome (CYIN) on the successful flight check of their new RNAV (GNSS) RWY 11 instrument approach. On May 9th the new straight-in GNSS approach was flown and all aspects of the approach were confirmed. … Continue reading

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Steensby Inlet, Nunavut

Designing new instrument approaches and departures from a not yet built runway presents some very unique challenges. This was the case for the new Baffinland Iron Mines runway project at Steensby Inlet on northern Baffin Island. In conjunction with the … Continue reading

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Nav Canada – Level of Service policy review – Instrument approach services

Nav Canada has initiated a level of Service policy review of how it develops and more importantly maintains instrument approaches and departures in Canada. The link to their notice is: http://www.navcanada.ca/DirectRoute/Story_9_en.html All Restricted Instrument Approaches (RIPs) in Canada are currently … Continue reading

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Bella Bella (CBBC) – Periodic Review

On behalf of its client Pacific Coastal Airlines, Direct Approach recently completed a regulatory review and flight check of the RNAV (GNSS) RWY 13 restricted approach into Bella Bella, BC. All instrument flight procedures must by regulation undergo a complete … Continue reading

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More than just North America

While most of Direct Approach’s work is in North America, we also have extensive experience with designing IFR approaches and departures around the world. We have designed new procedures based upon PANS-OPS in Australia, Peru, and The Republic of Guinea … Continue reading

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Sturgeon Falls – West Nipissing General Hospital

Direct Approach recently completed a periodic review of the COPTER RNAV (GNSS) 193° instrument approach to the West Nipissing General Hospital helipad at Sturgeon Falls, Ontario. All sponsored instrument approaches in Canada, regardless if they are published in the Canada … Continue reading

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